President Trump on Sunday announced that the White House will keep its current guidelines for social distancing in place through the end of April to try and blunt the spread of the coronavirus.
The announcement marked an about-face from less than a week ago when Trump expressed optimism that the country could be “opened up” by Easter Sunday, April 12.
“Nothing would be worse than declaring victory before the war is won,” Trump said in his remarks on Sunday. “That would be the greatest loss of all.”
Trump urged Americans to follow the guidelines issued by his administration roughly two weeks ago urging them to avoid restaurants and bars, cancel non-essential travel and keep in-person gatherings to 10 people or less.
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